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How do I treat lovebirds burned tongue 
I have a 2 1/2 year old Lovebird who accidentally touched the tip of my hot glue gun while it was plugged in I believe he burn his tongue but he will …

my pineapple conure wont stop biting me! 
I have a pineapple conure (green cheeked) that wont stop biting me!!!!! what should I do???

Bird with swollen blind eye 
My lorikeet is over 10 year old and has gone blind in both eyes, this has happened over a 2 year period, one eye first and then the other one. She has …

feather issues 
I have a green cheek conure (14 years old) whose wing feathers grow, then the shaft looks like it begins to atrophy and the feather breaks off at that …

Featherless and yucky bum 
Hi, I have a male white fronted blue scarlet and he is around 18 months old. He has been happy and healthy since I got him and has been happy wandering …

My parrot burned his foot and he lost a toe 
My parrot burned his foot and he lost a toe, what should I do?

budgie itching till he bleeds 
My parakeet has a spot on his belly that he keeps itching, it actually started bleeding today.. i sprayed him with mite spray and it worked for two days, …

injured quail 
one of my quails flew into the wall when i was cleaning their cage and now shes lethargic and my parents refuse to pay for a vet visit but im very worried …

yellow headed Amazon eye spots 
yellow headed Amazon - there's yellow spots just under his eye lens on around the dark part of his eyes on both sides

Sneezing and scratching  
My conure has been sneezing and scratching her nose for a few days what will cause this.

Is this normal?? 
Hi. I have a male green cheeked conure and today I noticed that he was moving his tenure up and down and also had his beak a little bit open. I know that …

personality change in budgie 
i have a 1 year old budgie who normally cannot get enough of me and is usually talking up a storm, he was just figuring out how to dive bomb my head from …

new to me but is he ok? 
Hi I just adopted a quaker parrot they think male aprox, 15yrs old. He came from a hording situation then went to metro Denver parrot rescue. I have had …

crusty white granola 
my bird has a crusty white granola looking ball on his leg and I'm very scared for him please tell me what it is or if it will hurt him

hole below the eye 
my bird has this hole below her right eye and i have no idea what it is. she also threw up this morning. is she sick? what do I do? oh and she's a green …

Question about my birds feathers 
I have 2 Quakers that are almost 2 months old. One of them has healthy looking feathers but the other quakers feather look kinda weird to me like unhealthy. …

missing feathers under beak 
Hi, I have a baby galah cockatoo 3 month's old. He is fit and healthy but have noticed bald patch under beak. There seems to be feathers missing. Is this …

My dog squished my conure  
Last night my boyfriend was holding our green conure and he tried to fly away and he landed on my 70kg mastiff and in an attempt to see what was on his …

conure biting 
In the past i have had nanday conure. I decided to get a new one at the pet shop i fell in love with him but he's really means he bites my other one never …

Baldnss 
I have a baby pineapple conure that is about 12 weeks old. He is fully feathered except for a spot on the back of his neck. I don't see any new feathers …

injured foot? 
we have a parakeet with what looks like a dislocated back toe. The curious thing is that the other foot (which he stands on)is swollen and warm to the …

Why does he keep his eye closed 
I own a blue and gold macaw he is about twenty years of age and today I noticed that one of his eyes was closed. I asked him to open it but he just barely …

Puncture on conure throat 
I bought a conure. Noted after a few days that he had a black lump. Took him back to where I bought him from and they said it was blood and food from …

ducks 
My ducks have two days with white stuff on his eye what can I do

Lethargic parrotlet 
My parrot has been very lethargic recently. Also, he has bowel problems and his anus is red and excretory products sometimes remain there after passing …

Searching for a cure to eye infection  
What can i use to cure sore red eyes in my albino budgies

swollen shut eye lid 
my american grey s eye lid is swollen shut and is blue and green around the edges

Parrot has an half closed watering eye 
Blue fronted Amazon parrot 4 years old has an half closed watering eye and he smells sicky

Parakeet Health 
Hi! This is my first experience owning birds and I'm so excited. I have a yellow parakeet named Commander Kiwi and a greyish parakeet named Persia. I wanted …

not happy birds 
Hi i have got 2x 12 week old cockateils that i saved 2weeks a go but they just in my very large cage but they dont do nothing what can i dp to make them …

senegal parrot laid egg 
Our senegal parrot laid an egg for the first time at 34 years old. Any advice

beak 
My African gray is 16 years old and about 7 years ago he broke his beak with lots of blood, went to Vet, she trimmed it and he got over it just fine. …

canarie bird losing feathers around neck 
I have a canary bird that has been looking pittyful lately his feathers are all roughed up and when he eats or moves his head around I could notice his …

Baby Pineapple GCC  
I am getting a baby pineapple GCC in the next few weeks. It is about 6 weeks old and still with the breeder until it is fully weaned. I have visited it …

are pine or spruce 2x4 safe for birds  
I am wondering if non pressure treated pine or spruce two by fours as sold by Lowes or Home Depot are safe for use in a birdcage or to be used as a chew …

Cut on head 
My baby parakeet is 9 days old. Today I noticed he has a little cut on his head! Maybe he scratched himself? Or the mommy bird preened him a little too …

cockatiel won't eat 
my cockatiel refuses to eat, let's food fall out of his mouth and some times looks ill or feel pain.

parrots leg feather losing 
My alexandrine parrot is losing his feathers of feet from 3 months with swollen Lumps. What should i do?

Deformed beak with crust on it 
Why does my recently acquired bird have a dis formed beak and crust over his face

parakeets 
If a parakeet looses all of his tail feathers will he die?

will the eggs hatch now 
my pair of macaw parrots had their first egg on the 30th may and it is the 3rd july now will the eggs hatch now

Budgie 
My budgie is very slow cant stand his eyes are open but half closed and is not moving much

My bird had cold feet and she is not using them at all 
My Sun Conure hen (10 months old) was fluddering around in her cage this morning, and when we went to take her out her feet were ice cold and she is unable …

Male electus white part of his eyes are red 
My 4-yr. old male electus' white part of his eyes are red. What could cause this?

Our Greenwing throwing up 
Our Greenwing has thrown up two nights in a row during the night in his night cage. His bathroom looks right and he appears to be well. It looks …

Jardine's Parrot Falling Constantly  
I recently adopted a 4 month old Jardine's Parrot in seemingly perfect condition. However, as his first few days with us have progressed he's seemed to …

lost voice 
my 2year old sun conure lost his voice over a week ago and now is making what sounds like a weezing chest sounds

pressure sore 
I read the article on the site here about treating pressure sores. Would This pressure sore benefit from a Polly's Pastel Perch? Do I need to do anything …

Lovebird losing feathers under left eye above beak 
My pastel blue fischer's lovebird is slightly over a year old and recently the patch under his left eye and above his beak is becoming bald. It had been …

Conure won't put weight on leg  
My sun conure has recently stopped putting weight on her one leg. She limps when walking. I'm not sure what happened. Should I wait a few days to see how …

My senegal parrot cannot move his right foot 
My senegal parrot collided with spinning ceiling fan last wednesday and injured his right foot. We dont have vet for birds here so i brought him to the …

Yellow scaling under wing  
Hi, my parrot has been losing feathers. I have taken him to the vet and the vet said he was healthy. I have recently realised that under only one of his …

Baby parrot with cold and sneezing 
my baby parrot is suffering from cold and sneezing and nose running. Please suggest some medicine for my baby parrot is suffering from cold and sneezing …

Amazona has fours lumps 
My parrot, a 12 years old white-fronted amazon (Amazona albifrons) has 4 small lumps growing out of his neck, I just noticed that while petting him. It's …

Pink ulcer on tounge 
African gray parrot has on and white ulcer on her tounge..what can be a cause and treatment. Pls as advise

Macaw not talking anymore 
Hi My macaw sunny used to talk he whistles and screams but never talks before he was sneezing the vet gave him anti-biotics and he doesn't talk he whistles …

eye injury 
Looks a little bruised and bloody around eye as if he ran into something

Please help - conure sleeping a lot 
Please help ! My 1 year old green cheek conure has been sleeping all day and looks really weak , this has never happened before an ive had him for like …

baby Sun conure throwing up and red poop 
Woke up for the morning feeding 6am like usual but he he was extremely lethargic wings spread out. I checked under his wings and on both sides it seems …

Cockatiel sounds raspy 
Hello, My white faced cockatiel sounds weird this morning. She is on some medicine we give her every 12 hours. She is on milk thistle, baytril, calcium, …

Indian Ring-neck molding and dry skin. Help! 
Hello there, I have a bird who is an Indian Ring-neck and I am very concern about him. He is a year old. I have been observing him and I have noticed that …

Concerned about my sun conures eyes 
The white skin around my sun conures eyes has turned yellow. Should I be concerned?

Not responding to Hand Feed 
I got an african grey parrot about 10 days ago and he was on hand feed and we use to put seeds in his cage. He had a mixed diet of 30 cc feed through injection …

can i bather my 8 week old quaker parrot? 
Hi everyone i have a 8 week quaker parrot her name is Jet. Ive had Jet since she was only 3 weeks old. Anyways ive been noticing shes been a bit "itchy" …

sick cockatiel 
hi Its been 5 days that my cockatiel is puffed up, inactive , slouchy , sleepy all the time but he eats and drinks and no sign of abnormal dropping. whats …

My budgie has a cut just above his nose 
My budgie escaped as I was cleaning his cage out and flew into the blinds in the front room he let me catch him but now has a cut above his nose. It doesn't …

Cornea spots 
Hello, I just noticed that my 17 year old African gray has tiny white spots all over both eyes. The spots appear to be on the cornea and there are several …

watery droppings 
I just adopted an Umbrella Cockatoo. He seems to be adjusting well, as he is talking more and climbing on and off of us. It seems that he is trying to …

Breeding 
we have a peach front conure who is 2 1/2 yrs old. Have him since he was weaned. We were assured he was a she until we brought home a more than likely …

My kakariki has a dark stain on her undercarriage. 
My kakariki has a stain on her undercarriage. For lack of a better word it looks like she's having a period. Why is this? What could be he problem? …

ulcers in green cheek conures? 
I recently bought a green cheek conure from a specialized shop/breeder, who is still holding him, as he is not fully weened. When I went to visit, I had …

Senegal parrot lifting wing 
My Senegal parrot, is constantly lifting and moving his right wing-- I have never seen him do this before-- am concerned he may have hurt the wing. It …

Sad in Illinois 
My 15 year old cockatiel passed away last yesterday. Her droppings had been runny, she acted tired, dizzy at times, and one tail feather from her tail …

Scratched toe 
My bird was hanging out with the family on the back porch and scratched the bottom of one of her toes. It's not a deep scratch, more like a skin abrasion …

Suddon Throwing up in Car 
Hi, I have maroon bellied conure (1 yrs old), who loves car rides. 3 month ago, we had our longest drive together: two days, about 6 hrs each day. And …

Is my budgie alright? 
hi I was just cleaning my budgie and I noticed this kind of crusty layer under and slightly around the bottom part of his beak. I have a male budgerigar …

New alexandrine 
i just recently picked up a alexandrine from a family that wasnt giving it enough time. Its been 4 days and its behavior is normal and is coming around …

Suitable Diet for Alexendrine Parrot 
HI....i am really confused what kind of diet should i give to my parrot.wht shud it contain.is rice suitablr for them

Reasons for lethargy 
My 18 you old Alexandrine has become lethargic in a matter of about 6 hrs. His diet has not changed, nothing dangerous for him to chew on and I've had …

Baby English Sparrow wont open eyes? 
We've been helping a English Sparrow after his mother abandoned him. He was doing great, eating normally, trying to fly, and everything. But today he's …

budgie scratching 
my budgie keeps scratching his head feathers and now has a bald patch on the back of his head.

Budgie, is she sick? 
I just got my budgie yesterday and she was really quiet, then this morning I took her outside and she talked for a while with some other birds and was …

kakarikis beaks 
my kakariki beak (female) keeps growing and curling up

about Indian Ringneck parrot 
My Indian Ringneck parrot one foot is swelled how to i treat him.

Grey pulling out feathers 
My Kongo African grey is pulling his feathers and it is very curly.He is also biting his nails and his feet. What can be the problem and do i have to take …

Possibly ill adult male budgie 
my female budgie passed away yesterday from an unknown illness and my local avian vet is away. male budgie is feeding 5, 2 - 3 week old chicks but his …

Cockatiel closing one eye continuously 
my cockatiel is closing his one eye continuously from yesterday evening. I m very worried about it please suggest me something.

White feather 
My almost 3 years old hahns macaw has a white feather growing on his back just above his tail feathers, I have no idea why this is because whenever his …

Beak growth 
My parakeet has a rock texture growth in the corner where her beak attaches to her face. I pick it off and it comes back the next day and seems to grow. …

Sun Conure baby with larger then normal head and buldging eyes  
I had a baby blue front in the past that had this same appearance . The Amazon seem to develop well other then was on the small side like a white fronted …

Pigment loss 
i recently noticed my umbrellas tip of the toe and toemail has lost pigment and is smooth... Why?

My cockatoo doesn't want to use his foot. 
My 2 yr old cockatoo (Dee) had tangled his foot. We were able to get it untangled but his foot was injured. He had a small laceration and it bled some. …

reason why my green parrot isn't talking/making any kind of sound 
she is probably sick she eats properly like she used to eat before but i found change in her poop..she sometimes vomit some sticky liquid. I dont know …

orange fluid 
We have a 15yr old african grey bird who laid an egg not her first but her first time having orange fluid around it we don't know what it is maybe you …

Green cheek conure eye issue 
Hello, While feeding my yellow sided GCC today, I noticed that it looks like there is a seed hull, or a seed in her eye. I tried to get it out for her, …

reasons why baby parakeet may not be eating 
I have a 4 week old parakeet that is at the vet because he has all of the sudden stopped eating. They have ran a blood test to test red and white blood …

reasons why baby parakeet may not be eating 
I have a 4 week old parakeet that is at the vet because he has all of the sudden stopped eating. They have ran a blood test to test red and white blood …

poop of indian parakeet 
today i adopted a one month old green indian parakeet. he was very active in the pet shop but as soon as we got home he is been quite. its been 6 hours …

Sun conure not flying right 
My 6 year old sun conure can't fly right. She's had her wings clipped her whole life and now that she can fly she buzzes around like a bee. I saw videos …

healthy female lutino cockateil not sitting on a perch 
my lutino cockateil pair I bought today looks quite healthy the female is also very healthy but the female is not trying sitting on a high perch??? is …

gender 
please tel wheather my indian ringneck is male or female....its age is around 10 months to 1 year please tel me ....i have asked many websites but they …

kakariki beaks keeps growing 
i have a female kakariki i have cut her beak but it still grows

how old is my male parakeet 
I adopted a parakeet a year ago. Was told he is 5yrs old. But really not sure. And he has a gold band. And can parakeets live past 20yrs.

green ringneck suffering from flu 
My green ringneck 7 week old is suffering from flu he become very ill and he is not eating any help me

Budgie worry about cere. 
hi my partner has just bought a budgie but he seems to have a problem with his cere, we don't have an avian vet near us.

Red winged amazon parrot bleeding from nose  
hi my friends red wing amazon parrot is bleeding from the nose and can't stand up properly

Possible Face Mites 
Good Evening, I came across your website in my desperate search for some help with my parakeet! Here's a little background: I purchased my first …

Blue and Gold Macaw 
Why has my B&G macaw lost the black stripe feather on his face. Seems healthy otherwise. Other feather are beautiful.

Sleepy Birdy 
I have had my green cheek conure, named Kona for about a year now. He was born on 4/1/2014. Within the past week or so he has gotten much more cuddly than …

indian ringneck sneezing 
Bello i have a weeks old indican ring neck and yesterday he/she las sneezing while i was hand feeding him and today I went to hand feed him and he did …

sleeps on its side 
Tips on its side ..it cant walk anymore

sleeps on its side 
Tips on its side ..it cant walk anymore

Alexandrine parrot 2 months old 
i have 2 alexandrine parrots of 2 months. One of them is roaming separately and away and does not enjoy much being touched or petted. from last two days …

Voice Loss 
My nanday conure seems to have lost her voice. She still makes sounds, but they're much softer and almost scratchy. Her behavior is the same, no changes. …

sneezing alexander parrot 
my 3 month old alex is sneezing and not eating anything, only taking water. what to do

vomiting 
I recently got an indian ringneck, hes about 2 months old and I've been feeding him just fine (i have hand raised 5 other birds before), he was totally …

Found a bird  
I left him outside in a box by where he fell hoping his mom would find him. He is unbalanced and can't stand upright and he can't fly either. What should …

Bird poop 
Hi, My 8 month old pineapple green conure's poop is redish/brown in color as of recently. I am not sure what exactly this means. Also he sneezes sometimes. …

Limping Quaker Parrot 
My Quaker is limping a lot lately and there's a red dot on the leg it doesn't use im really worried will it pass or Do I need to take it to a vet

spikes above female eclectus  
Recently I have seem the red feathers above the head has turned into spikes and shiny spikes showing instead of feathers?

budgee has black on end of beak 
my right month old budgee has something black on his beak

Bird likes the floor 
I have a Nanday who was really quite ill towards the end of last year, but made a full and rather miraculous recovery. He is getting on a bit, now around …

Front Leg Sores at Ankle Bend 
My IRN has developed sores in the same spot on both legs where the leg joint to the foot is on the front of the legs. they seem to attempt to heal at night …

Help - Sun Conure wing clipping experience 
My 10mnt old sun conure just got his wings and nails clipped on Friday . Yesterday he was extremely tired an sleepy . He is also staying puffed up more …

New Kakariki not active 
I bought a new Kakariki a week ago. We already have 2 of them, super fun and active from day1, and 2 cockatiels. The new Kakariki is completely inactive. …

ill child parrot 
I have bought a little parrot before 8 days since morning he is not eating anything and he is very become weak what I should for him I am very worried …

My conure has s dislocated hip 
Conure has a dislocated right hip due to mishandling by previous vet Took her to exotic specialist on Saturday where she had X-rays showing dislocation …

puppy diapers bad?? 
hi, tomorrow a receive my very fist bird and it is a baby conure, and i am putting everything in place, and i know that febreze and that kind of stuff …

weak behaviour of parrot 
My alexanderine parrot a female is behaving in a weak manner. she is not eating anything and is unable to hold the food by its legs.her one eye on the …

Messy eater 
My bird is having a really hard time eating. He tries to take a bite but the food just shatters and goes just about everywhere but in his mouth. I take …

insects on birds 
Why are small insects like things on my love bird they are mostly seen near its eyes And why is it some times closing one eye at a time

Bump on the side of my Yellow Sided Conures eye 
I have noticed in the last few days that my year and half old female Yellow Sided Conure has developed a bump on the side of her eye on the white part. …

My Indian Ringneck(RAW) refuse to eat 
Hello,I am Saaeed. I have got an indian ringneck chick 40 day old now.At first he ate daily and begged to eat now he refuses every time i try to feed him.I …

African Grey with no feathers covering the ear holes 
African Grey with no feathers covering the ear hole

parakeet falls off perch 
parakeet falls off perch, is weak and looks ragged, but eats and drinks normally . wheat is wrong?

black spot on nostril 
My cockatiel has a black spot covering her left nostril. What is it? & how can we get rid of it, it seems to be affecting her breathing.

swollwed plastic! 
my indian ringneck which is less thqn about 1 month old has swallowed the plastic cap of the feeding bottle. it has struck inside his crop(stomach) what …

parakeet has overgrown beak 
My parakeet has an overgrown beak and everytime she grooms herself or picks her feathers she bleeds. She has blood and dried blood on her wings and under …

my talking mynah is not talking anymore 
Hello, i just want to ask if what is the problem of my 1 year old talking mynah, he is not talking for two days now and he barely eats his food, will he …

Green cheek limping 
My green cheek is a 22 year old female. Last week I noticed she was not putting much weight on her right leg and limping. It took her about 5 days to recover …

green cheek conure sneezing 
My conure started sneezing a couple days ago but doesn't act sick. Is it possible he is copying me? I have allergies that cause me to sneeze. He coughs …

outside 
I have two ducks. They are both less than 6 weeks old. But a little more than five. I was wondering for their age if it is okay to let them outside all …

My Blue's not eatting 
My blue front amazon is not eating like she usually does. I'm not sure if she might be coming into season or if it is something more serious?? Nervous …

Is my alexandrine sick? 
hi. ive got a 3 month old baby alexandrine and she's quite healthy(a tad bit fat even). Her area between throat and breast seems a bit swollen up. I dont …

rosa bourkes x2 
hi .. iv got 2 rosa bourkes ... they wont leave the cage .. iv had them over a month now ... when i put my hand in cage they go mad .. what can i do?

eye schraching 
my bird keeps on scratching his eyes and rubbing against the cage what should I do?

bird loosing feathers 
I have a 13 yr old Alexandria parrot and hes starting to loose feathers on top front of his forehead just above his beak. why?

blue around my bird's eyes 
So I have a African grey parrot and he has a blue colour around his eyes. Why could this be?

Bird booty looks wider and is losing hair 
My parakeet rareclip bird's booty is losing hair and looks like she has a wider opening there? She eats a lot too. Is she sick?

indian ringneck is inactive  
brought another indian ringneck to pair with the one i had a few months ago. but she is inactive and looks stiff. she just eats well and sleeps since i …

electus parrot 
My bird Max is having trouble holding on to his perch & sometimes it seems as a person thats had a stroke. His nails are the proper leghth. Sometimes at …

Unbrella Cockatoo 
I have a 16 year old Umbrella Cockatoo, lately he is biting on his leg... Please help...

Sun conure bed bugs  
Is it possible for my sun conure to get bed bugs, because at my house we recently discovered that we have bed bugs and I'm scared my sun conure may get …

Is my parakeet sick?!?! 
My parakeet seems to always be sleepy. He is always closing his eyes throughout the day. He is quite active and he eats when I put food in my hand but …

Is my dusky conure sick 
Whenever my four month old dusky conure squawks it sound raspy/hoarse and he/she is always puffed up

Did my baby pop a blood feather? Or is he sick? 
my parakeet has a little blood on the inside of his wings but he doesn't seem bothered by it. He isn't moulting though. He is acting active and the norm. …

my male macaw has small black patches everwhere is that normal 
My macaw is 10 years old looks healthy and has small black patched all over. Is this normal

Im worried for my parakeet 
My parakeet Hailey has a white lump on her tongue. I got her on monday(20.7) from a pet store. She eats and she is really active and doesn't seem to have …

Green Quaker Parrot has red around his eye! 
My Quaker Parrot, Buddy, has red around his eye, not in his eye! ...I'm worried that it's serious, I don't want to take him to the vet! ...is it serious, …

Our 16 yr old Cockatiel has one nostril almost closed 
Our 16 year old Cockatiel has one nostril that is almost closed. He has been to an Avian Vet several times about sneezing and clicky breathing, and was …

Ichy blue front 
Hi I have a blue fronted amazon and the last few days he hasnt stoped scratching and picking his back. I am worried he has caught fleas as i went to a …

Sun conure and Green Cheek Conure Breeding? 
I got my Sun Conure 5 years ago and my Green cheek Conure 3 years ago. I had them both DNA tested as soon as I got them. My Sun is a male. I was told my …

is she sick? 
my female budgie is green and lately her stomach has been getting yellow patches and she is making wraspy sounds ALL the time and especially when she is …

bird missing feathers 
hi my parrelet is missing some feathers around its ear and head. it doesnt look irritated or cut or anything of the sort. Why would it be missing some …

safe fruits 
is fruit from the fox palm safe for parrots and conures

Baby parakeet sick 
Hello doctor i am concerned about one of the baby parakeet my parakeets had he is one month old he is the third youngest of 4 babies they had and this …

Quaker Parrot and baby aspirin 
when my Quaker parrot was born she was under a sibling who had died. When the bird was removed from the nest her feet were black, possibly gagarene and …

Found baby pink and grey galah. 
Hi found a baby pink and grey galah which is eating and drinking and can handle surprisingly without being bitten.Cant seem to stand, or perch. Dosent …

My sun conure is loosing lots of feathers  
I had my sun conure for over a yr.. I got her when she was a baby. She was very spoiled and was the only pet i owned. I recently adopted a african grey …

itching and bleeding problems 
I have an ecletus parrot who is 18 years old. He has been itching himself a lot,and then bleeding in his legs. Can you please help us? Thanks!

Help my Cockatiel dry skin 
My cockatiel has very dry skin and pick at her feathers a lot. I switched her food to Brown's Tropical Carnival blend which seemed to help a little, however …

nanday conure sichness? 
hey my bird is a nanday conure and he has been vometing gis food but when through up it like pieces of food and he poop whit with green and with a water …

Love bird Eye 
Hello Doctor, Today I was checking my Female Albino love birds "2 years old" I found it is eye "one eye" like this I didn't give any medicine yet, …

Ecletus parrot weak 
What causes a ecletus parrot to only open eyes half way and be weak?

baby alexandrian parakeet not eating 
baby parrot is not eating anythings she just want a tea please help she is just 2 months old.

Cockatoo feathers and beak 
My cockatoo has lost all of its feathers and his beak has gone all flakey

Cockatiel has bump on lower back 
My five year old female cockatiel recently developed a hard bump on her lower back. Her feathers are covering it so I'm not sure what it is. It's about …

Loss of weight in Cockatiels 
I breed cockatiels as a hobby and I have noticed on occasion that a female has died. When I pick her up I notice that she is very skinny (chest bone). …

alexandrine chick sleeping - puffy feathers 
He is sleeping most of the time with puffy feathers. .. he is only 7weeks old... he is not having food properly.... currently I am hand feeding... but …

Baby cockatiel behavior  
We have a five day old cockatiel that had to be hand fed from 2 days old because the parents were no longer taking care of it. So far it has done well …

female parakeet picking at her stomach 
Hi there, I have 1 female parakeet that is 5 year old. I know birds preen themselves a lot, but I noticed about 3 weeks that she was picking at her stomach …

How do I stop my budgie from biting at her sore? 
Hello, My 5 year old female budgie had a non cancerous tumour removed from her back yesterday by an avian vet. It was rather large at 10cm round. It …

Blood vs Poop Lab Test 
Is there any bugs/bacteria/virus that are only seen in the blood test vs poop sample test at the lab? I'd like to put my families mind as ease by testing …

Balled tail Parakeet  
I just bought a male parakeet and I noticed that his tail area near his butt is balled. What can be wrong with him and what can I do for it to get better? …

Blind eye shrinking in a lady finch  
Dear Vet, I am trying to visit local vets, but no one at the moment really gave me a satisfying answer, and in the doubt, they are keeping using antibiotics …

bumble foot 
My quail, snowy cut its foot on day on a rock and it caused a lump to grow on her foot. I predicted this happened because of bacteria on the rock so we …

Red-Lored Amazon has big lump on chest 
Hello; My Red-Lored Amazon, aged 32 (I've had him since he was 6 months old), has a large lump on his lower chest/abdomen area which has formed over …

Undiagnosed nasal congestion 
We have a Greater Vasa just a little over a year old. He began to sneeze, make a clicking noise and sounds congested in the nasal area. He has been to …

African grey plucking her back feathers  
My African Grey (female) keeps plucking on her back feathers and now started on her chest. She isn't going bald, she's just making all her feathers shorter …

My peach fronted conure has a cut above his beak  
I noticed my conure has a small cute ab his nose . It's not huge but it's bleeding and I'm afraid it won't stop... Please help me

my Amazon yellow head legs it might have fungus 
My Amazon yellow head bites his legs skin off and is bleeding

Sneeze like crazy - parakeet 
My 1 1/2 yr. Old male parakeet has been sneezing like crazy for the past three days. About every 5-10 minutes he sneezes. Is this something that should …

Caused of death  
Adopted a baby parakeet for 5mpnths My parakeet loves sweets n hv sweets treat every day Noticed her panting after couples of flying in the house . …

Cockatoo plucked most chest feathers 
Cockatoo has plucked most of its chest feathers, can it be saved? I went to a local bird market today to get some toys for my pet cockatiel. There I saw …

Hard lump (calcified looking) near Cockateil Vent 
My daughters Cockateil has a hard concrete like lump near vent. We have been bathing her for days trying to dissolve it. It looks to be attached to something …

Conure has poop that looks like black ashes 
He is 8 months old and is acting normal but a couple of days ago his poop changed.

Broken wing 
So my pet bird Twoey has something that looks like a broken wing , but I'm not sure. He has a bloody area in the middle of his wing and it bleed for a …

my 9 month old hen falling down 
My 9 month old hen has never laid an egg. They are well fed with a good variety of nutrition. Today however I found her on her side with one claw curled. …

Whiteness on beak of love bird 
I have two peach faces and have recently discovered that one of the has whiteness forming on the end of its beak and appears dishevelled whereas the other …

Wing abscess in a cockatiel  
Our cockatiel. Has a wing abscess that has grown and is rubbing away his feathers beneath it. Biopsy was inconclusive what can I do to help him. Vet …

amazon parrot eye wants to close 
He has been closing his left eye a lot No sign of drainage or swelling. The eye just looks tired. I thought his companion might have scratch his eye. …

Conure laid 3 eggs do not want babies 
My 3yr old conure has a 2 yr old mate, which was not intentional but.... So she surprised us with an egg on a Wednesday 6pm. By Sat she had not had the …

My parrot's feathers are falling!! 
My parrot's all feathers are falling and now his white feathers can be seen easily.I don't know what has happened to him.He was not like this before he …

Overgrown beak 
Can you trim a mynah birds beak?

New Bird won't eat 
I have a baby parakeet that I got from the pet store on Saturday. It's now Tuesday and she won't eat or drink. Is that normal? How long before she will …

URGENT sun conure uterus protruded 
I have a pair of sun conure aged 20 male and 22 female, an african Grey 19 year old, a blue front amazon 21 yr old and a cockatiel 1 year old. We were …

White spots around head and chest  
I have a conure parrot that just recently started to get white spots around its head and chest. Is this something to worry about?

Alexandrine parakeet acting differently lately.  
My boyfriend has owned an alexandrine parakeet for 24 years now. She usually hates everybody but him. She has chosen him as her mate and is always so …

help my bird 
my bird looks like its sick plus he's not moving and his feet look stiff what does this mean

Incompatibility among Ringnecks 
Hello I have a male Ringneck parrot aged about 14-15 years. He has been with us like a dear family member since past 13 years. brought for him a spouse …

eye irritation from shampoo 
what can be recommended when pet bird happens to get in trouble with some liquid shampoo suds in one eye and has slight redness? Will this go away or should …

senegal parrot losing the pigment in her beak 
My Senegal parrot is 3 yrs old and has started to lose the pigment on one side of her beak, the bottom left side. Is this serious? I am concerned. Her …

Idk whats wrong with my cockatiel - sneezing 
My cockatiel zoey lately sneezes and last week i notice her left eye is shutting while the other is not ... It look like its a lil more inside then normal …

cockatiel with dark spots on one leg. 
Hi, my baby cockatiel has black mole like growths on one of his legs and little spots on his feet, he is still standing fine, and they dont look like they …

Feather loss Nanday Conure 
in the past few weeks my Nanday Conure has lost her breast feathers, I have had her for 28 years, the pet store didn't know for sure how old it was when …

Cockatiel Beak Sore 
My cockatiel has a small pink bump on the side of her beak. It looks like a cold sore type thing. What is it? Do we need to take her to the vet or get …

hahns macaw breeding behaviour 
Hello, I have an ~8 year old Hahns Macaw who is showing new and unusual behaviours which I think could be breeding behaviours. As he was a rescue bird …

IRN laid her first egg..tail bobbing 
Hi, My 4 yr old IRN laid her first egg on DEC 2,2013. It was Infertile as there was no male partner involved. She hasn't laid any more eggs. …

military macaw 
Why won't my military macaw spread his wings and even try to fly he doesn't act like he is in pain just won't spread his wings he seems like he is trying …

Budgie with foot sores leaning to one side and panting 
My new budgie is leaning to one side, has sores on her feet, seems to have weak legs, is panting and occasionally clicking as well as have purple veins …

janday swollen belly 
I have a year old conure shes a really sick bird ive taken her to the vet for weight loss and pink spotted swollen eyes the doctor only gave me baytril …

Eye staying closed 
I have a blue fronted Amazon in excellent health. She is about 25 years old and been with us for many many years. Suddenly her left eye is staying closed. …

balding head but feathers are growing back 
Hi my name is amanda I have a parakeet he is roughly two or three now I got him at petco he has been healthy his whole life. I started a job where he doesn't …

Sterum sticks out 
My parrotlet laid her second egg. After she layed it her sterum seems to stick out more than usual. Is this normal for her

My parakeets feet are light black feet 
My parakeets feet are light black and seems to be limping and leaning unto its feet, what do i do?

Is the feathers loss dangerous? 
Is the feathers loss dangerous for green ring-neck parakeet? Today I noticed that my parakeet is losing feathers from some spots, is it dangerous?

My Cockatiel Has Bald Spots 
I was given a 4 yr.-old male Pied Cockatiel "Frankie" 6 months ago. His previous owner had always let him out of his cage a lot until she had a baby, then …

My cockatiel fell off his perch and is now acting normal 
So I woke up at 5 a.m to the sound of my cockatiel falling of his perch. It seemed to have disoriented him so he frantically started flying around the …

swolled tip off syringe 
we were feeding our baby sun conure and the tip from the syringe came off and the bird swallowed it. is there anything we can do at home or should he go …

Paralized Lovebird 
I found my adult lovebird at the bottom of its aviary earlier today. It is not able to fly. When it tries to do so, it turns upside down and I need to …

Change in behavior 
I am concerned because my cockatiel just recently started holding his poop overnight. He waits until the morning when we get him out of his cage and then …

falling Amazon parrot 
I have a yellow nape amazon which i have had for 12 years now he keeps falling off his perch everyday at least 6 times a day

Amazon with a bald spot 
My amazon has a spot where it's just her down feathers on the right side of her chest above her leg. Is she sick or is it seasonal? What can I do to help …

Parakeet heavy breathing - tail bobbing 
About a week ago I took home a parakeet that was abandoned at a pet store I am working for. She was left with us in an extremely filthy cage so it seems …

Lovebird bald patch 
My lovebird has a bald patch under one of its legs and part of its belly, any idea why?

grey parrot with skin bubble under beak and heavy breathing 
My grey African parrot has something like a skin bubble voming from under his beak its makin him make sounds while breathing as if he got the flu .. please …

HELP sick bird 
i think my bird is sick she fluffs her feathers and isnt acting the same but i dont have money for the vet i need help i dont wanna lose my bird she isnt …

what are the crusty build up at beak corners 
my indian ringneck has like a crusty build up at corners of beak. Is that skin folds for beak to open. What is this skin?

love bird sleeps a lot 
is something wrong with my love bird if it sleeps a lot and not as vocal as usal

chipped or cracked egg 
hello doc,, my pair of lilian lovebirds have laid an egg for the first time.They destroyed the 1st egg,,they cracked it by mistake i guess,then the hen …

my female budgie is bleeding 
i think my female budgie got scratched by a cat on her wing and its bleeding. shoul i try to take her out of her cage and bathe her. we are very woorried …

eye problem with african grey 
He won't open his left eye and its been 3 days. I had him at store for grooming and he flew under one of thier perches. When I picked him up, he some fethers …

Sick budgie  
My budgie seems to be throwing up and has runny poop he closes his eyes for long periods and doesn't fly around but is standing still. What can be wrong …

Green cheek conures pinkish poop 
We have two green cheeked conures. We do not know either one's sex. Their poop is bright pink. Is this because of the fruit pebble bird food? Or maybe …

tiny eye spots 
My hand me down Red Lored Parrot is about 20 yrs. old. He has tiny white dots on the center of his cornea, about 6 or so on each eye. His eyes otherwise …

orange winged amazon  
my orange winged amazon has these yellow spike things on top of his head

Baby Ringneck not eating well seems sleepy 
Help me urgenty please. I have my baby ringneck parrot now for 3 weeks. Suddenly he does not want to eat he is sleepy and lifeless and cold. I have been …

Indian Ring Neck preening itself alot 
hello doctor, i have a indian ringneck and its around 1 years old.he is preening himself alot and i don't have access to vet in my country .and sometimes …

Gallah losing chest feathers 
what is the cause of this and what suggesed teatment

Conure with constant pin feathers 
I have a green cheek conure, she is 3 years old and I've had her since she was 6 months old. She always seems to have pin feathers on her head. Her feathers …

gouldian fich head stuck to one side 
My gouldian finch has its head to one side and will not move it .and it is on the cage. Its on the cage floor just sat there?

Cherry-headed Conure "spells" 
Hi... my 22-year-old female cherry headed conure, Oliver, has been having odd "spells" starting about a week ago. Her right leg/foot (always her right, …

Lovebird has crusty area around eyes and beak 
This morning I first noticed that the female of my pair has crusty skin with no feathers all around both of her eyes and beak. It is just starting down …

Help my cockatiel! 
Has a new feather with the caps of the feather goon in the tip of it and what's near the skin but the middle still has it what's wrong with him? He lost …

Swollen skin (maybe glands) on the side of his beak. 
My male budgie has swollen skin (maybe glands) on the side of his beak. I don't know if he lost feathers there or if it's just swollen so i notice is more. …

ripped skin from night fright 
my 4 month old cockateil had a night fright lastnight and was bleeding pretty good from broken blood feathers..I never noticed it lastnight but this morning …

budgie with red lump 
hi i put in a question and picture of my budgie and red lump on upper eyelid and never heard back from vet can u help

Insecticide for Bed Bugs and Parrot  
I used Diatomaceous Earth yesterday still Bed Bugs today Exterminators haven't agreed to treat because bugs are still too small to be seen, those that …

Another bird? And bonding? 
I have a male budgie who is about 3 or 4 that I rescued with another female bird that he was bonded with, she recently died and though he still eats and …

Why is my bird refusing food after course of antibiotics? 
My conure was recently diagnosed and treated for a respiratory infection. He has finished taking his medicine and we took him back and got another check …

Conure has a fixed strange behavior 
I bought my sun conure from a breeder two years ago. I took her to a vet the next week. She was very sick with a yeast infection and was under weight. …

Cockatiel has feather growing out of nostril 
My cockatiel has a feather growing out of his nostril. Does this indicate illness? should I attempt to remove feather? Thank you! Karen in Montana …

Blue fronted amazon itchy 
why does the blue fronted amazons get so itchy ?do they require some special treatment ?

feather plucking 
I did what you asked and found the answers I hope will help. Just wanted to say THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU DO! I worry myself sick about our pet, and for you …

Alexandrine not eating ? 
my 5 week old alexandrine has suddenly stopped eating for 2 days and stopped accepting his baby food and has gone skinny ? i also noticed that his eyes …

Bird ate jewelry  
My B&G Macaw just ate the jewel plug from my iPhone. It was not as big round as a dime but is twice as thick and has a end on it that plugs in like …

Baby cockatiel not behaving how he used to behaved. 
Hi my baby cockatiel is around 3 weeks old .I always feed him at 6am, 12pm and 6pm . Everytime when I feed him he will be very excited and hungry very …

Throwing up and losing feathers 
I realize that this may constitute an emergency, however, I am looking for a second opinion. My grandfather has a 20 something year old Mustache Parakeet, …

Quaker baby not eating 
Last week I found a Quaker parrot baby that had fallen from the nest. I took him home and have been hand feeding him since then. He was doing extremely …

birds in same cage? 
Can I keep my ring neck. And my indian myna in the same cage?

Can I give my yellow peach face rosemary? 
Is it safe for my yellow peach face to eat rosemary? What foods other than avocado should I avoid? Aswell as what foods other than seed are best for my …

Odd white slug like thing in cockatiel cage? 
My cockatiel hasn't laid eggs in probably five years. But today she laid an egg. I was suspicious of it, so I wasn't too surprised. But later in the day …

Just got a new lovebird about 2 weeks ago,put him in with another lovebird and now he has bald spots around his neck? 
I recently got another lovebird as a companion for my existing lovebird. I let them out together and they took to each other right away. Grooming each …

kakariki paralised foot 
we have a 1 year old kakariki parrot. today it woke with a paralysed foot (he is holding it in a club foot position) and is dragging it around. The bird …

Cockatiel's down feathers clumped together? 
Hello, I have a male cockatiel (age unknown) who's been with our family for a little over a week now. A couple hours ago, I noticed that he had a clump …

African grey has a cut above her eye 
Hi I accidentally caught my african grey when walking down the stairs I didn't realise she was there she has a small cut above her eye and the blood appears …

finch chirping and possible seizure 
Hello I just rescued a finch about a week ago. I bought him a flight cage. I've never owned a pet before so I don't know anything about them. Anyway my …

WBC extremly elevated, bone marrow gone mad? 
Hi, this is a long story... Female lutino budgie, 3 years old. First symptom was 1,5 years ago - weight loss, tired, eating alot, sometimes throwing …

Parrot destroying its feathers 
Sir..I am having an Indian Ringneck Parrot. It is 1 year old now.We brought her in feburary. She was having some white furs on her body.After 2-3 months …

Apology for slew of posts 
My apologies to my readers for the slew of posts. The system has not been working properly, so there are about 2 weeks worth of posts today.

budgie hurt leg 
my budgie was flying around the kitchen, i was in the living-room all of a sudden i heard fluttering, i went in kitchen and the bird was on the floor when …

budgie sneezing 
my budgie is sneezing but no discharge is occering is that okay?

I feel my african grey parrot is talking alot and eating little? 
I have a 2 year old female african grey who is currently vocalizing and screaming alot , as well as talking much , and playing outside the cage on a swing …

Lovebird flying and head movement 
Hello, my lovebird is a male, 3 years old and i have recently noticed that he can't fly normal, he just can't help going to the left. In addition when …

Curling feathers - Cockatiel 
Hi, we have a young female cocktail (less than 1 year old). A friend of noticed today that her wing feathers are starting to curl. This is the same thing …

Curling feathers - Cockatiel picture 
Hi, we have a young female cocktail (less than 1 year old). A friend of noticed today that her wing feathers are starting to curl. This is the same thing …

Budgie illness - respiratory symptoms 
My budgie has had these respiratory symptoms. Breathing through mouth regularly, puffed up, tail bobbing, skiddish after being hand trained. I can't afford …

Unfertilised eggs 
Hello. I have two four year old female budgies, Maxi and Molly. Maxi has laid about 10 eggs in total this season within 2-3 clutches (which are unfertilised …

Budgie question - red lump on eyelid 
hi my three yr old budgie simon has had a red lump on upper eyelid for 9month i have been cleaning it with anti bacterial ointment he has no signs of being …

sitting on bottom of the cage 
I was wondering why the last couple of days my Congo African grey has. Been offtern sitting on the bottom of her cage why is that

Is it safe to take my sun conure outside on a leash? 
I want to buy a bird leash. Before I do this i want to know if its o.k to take my sun conure outside on a leash? i'm afraid that crows,ravens, hawks or …

My Jenday conure sneezing 
In the place where I live, there is no avian vet and i do not trust other vets because those vets were not able to save 4 of my birds. So i dont wanna …

my budgie hurt its leg when it had a fight 
I bought 2 pairs of budgies on Friday,23, august,2013. there were 4 of them and the alternate pairs kept fighting always. today, one of them, had hurt …

Budgie beak is broken 
THe beak of my 8-year old male budgie broke and he seem not be able to pick seeds. Will he eventually starve to death?

Citron crested cockatoo eye 
My my 11 yr old citron crested cockatoo has a speck outer rim of his left eye. Is this a concern?

Please help blue and golden macaw - bump 
This bump developed in a day and I don't what it is?

lump growing under Macaw tongue 
in the last couple of days I have noticed a lump growing on the right side under his tongue, skin colored. he is a blue and gold about 29 years old. …

Food - bananas okay? 
Can blue and gold macaws eat bananas?

Budgie losing strength in her feet 
I have noticed that a few days ago my budgie started to fall off her perch, she is struggles to hold on to her perch. There is no sign that she is in …

Sore eye 
I have a 10yr old tame scaly breasted lorikeet who has woken up this morning with one eye she keeps scratching it's becoming swollen and i'd like to know …

Hot Peppers and Eclectus Parrots 
Are any peppers too hot for Eclectus Parrots? I know they like hot chile peppers but we have Ghost Peppers and Moruga Scorpion peppers (hottest pepper …

Wart like growth from my cockatiels ear! 
Hi, I have a 18month old cockatiel, and there is a wart like growth coming out of his ear for a while now. The vet said they didnt know what it was, …

My bird hurt its eye 
I was wondering what I should do, I think my parakeet hit its eye and now I am positive she can not see threw it.. she acts normal and doesn't show any …

Citrus Oil In Bird Grit 
I recently bought some grit for my cockatiel and one of the ingredients listed is citrus oil. The company says it is used to reduce dust. Could the citrus …

bird flight 
I have a Red Lory.His name is Nutsy Rouge(french for Red). Nutsy is 8-9 years old. We had fed him store bought nectar all these years. I took Nutsy for …

Why my Alexandrine died ? 
Hi, 3 days ago my 6 months old Alexandrine named Rio died. The cause is unknown as I cannot find any solid reason. He had been sneezing and had running …

Bump on skin of nose 
I recently discovered that my 2 year old green cheek conure has a light pink bump on the middle of where his nostrils are. It doesn't seem to be bothering …

Are trace minerals recommended 
I have recently begun making purchases at an online store. Each time they ship, they have included a free sample of other products. "AviVita Plus" and …

Does my Indian Ringneck have a sore throat? 
I have a Indian Ring neck she is about 8 or 9 years old. her voice is raspy, she doesn't whistle anymore, all she does is be at the bottom of her cage …

My ringneck keeps one eye closed 
My ringneck keeps one eye closed and is openong mouth from time to timw whatT to do?? Please tell me what tongive my bird her eye is shut frm 2 days

sun conure showing signs of no human contact 
I just adopted a 4 year old sun conure and he has been locked in his cage for a long time from the looks of it.. the people I got him from had 5 small …

6 Month old Green Cheek Conure sneezing 
I have a six month old Green Cheek Conure. Whenever I have off from work, I let her out of the cage so she can climb around on it and be "free." Whenever …

Help on Lutino ring neck parrot... 
I got a bird from a person & the bird seems to be in problem.The bird looks extremely fit with bright eyes. the bird has lost his tail due to being caged …

green cheek has two lumps on each side of her back 
my baby green cheek contour has two bumps on her back can she be ill?

bird with swollen left eye and area around it 
What could this be Rock is 31 yr old...... swollen left eye and area around it..minimal discoloration..slight redding...no sign of injury.....but it seems …

2 week old canary will not raise it's head up 
Why won't my 2 week old canary raise it's head up. It looks fat, but sticks it's rear end up in the air. I have a 2 week old canary, still in the nest. …

My cockatiel always loses her tail? 
Each time that her tail grows back, she managed to rip it and I end up with a cockatiel with no tail. Do we have to go to the vet or does she simply does …

Dead Nanday Conure 
What would make a conure have an egg after 21 1/2 years. I thought She was a male all this time and have not had one issue with her. After reading many …

Quaker parrot can barely open left eye 
My Quaker parrot can barely open his eye an it looks as there's crust on it. He won't let us get near it to remove the crust. What should we do?

Agapornis roseicollis paralyzed after antibiotic 
Some days ago I went to the vet because my parrot was always asleep. He gave him some generic antibiotic by injection while waiting for the analysis result …

Congo African grey chewing feathers on her legs 
10 yr old Congo African grey chewing feathers on her legs. Rose has been in perfect health and feather and within the last 2 days she has literally plucked …

Macaw all of a sudden VERY aggressive 
a few weeks ago we found our 26 year old Greenwing macaw trying to mate with our dogs stuffed toys. he became Very aggressive and attacked my husband. …

Canary plucking feather and completely lost tail 
Our crested red factor canary all of a sudden began to pluck his feathers and both sides are raw (within a few days). He has also lost all his tail feathers. …

Pufffin up 
My bird sometimes puffs up for several hours and very quite.. is it normal and what does it mean??

twisted leg 
my african grey pierre has a twisted leg i think he was born with it what can i do to fix it

Black liquid poop 
Woke up this morning, uncovered his cage and after a few step he had a black liquid poop. Is this bad?

4-year old parakeet sleeping alot 
I have a four-year old female parakeet, and for the past week or so, she has been napping off and on all day. She wakes, eats, drinks, sometimes chirps, …

High elevation and cold weather 
I am planning on adopting/buying a baby hahns macaw but I live in big bear CA. The winters are cold and summers are hot. Is the elevation and cold winters …

protrusion from rectum 
I have an umbrella cockatoo that should be about 18 years old. We have had her for about 5 years. She lays eggs sporadically although we have never bred …

Heat Advice 
We are currently experiencing a heatwave, which has been going on for more than a week and various warnings have been issued. We are experiencing temperatures …

my indian ringneck is vomitting 
My indian ringneck is vomitting the food it taken and sneezing number of times and iam so scared please guide me what to do with him and how to stop its …

dull feather 
my parrot is only 3 weeks old and his feathers has a dull colour to it it seems like he around 5 to 6 years old. why is this??

swellin of the wing 
my 3 week old parrot fell and his right wing had swell a little; also the flesh part of his wing had gotten a green colour. he eating and behaving normal …

conure died 
i have a ? this past friday i went to check my bird water and food his water was empty but i notice he was on his back not normal i picked him up he was …

Cockatoo tongue 
I have a Cockatoo and I never notice but the back of his tongue is red is this normal? The rest is a light to medium black.

my amazon parrot seems to want a mate.  
my amazon parrot flattens her body like invitation to breed, but only with me. What can I do to stop it.

7 year old conure favoring banded leg 
7 year old conure (female) "Babygirl" favoring her (banded) left leg. I noticed 3 days ago my conure "escaped" her cage when I left the room and perched …

My IRN's poop is liquid and green and looking sick 
My IRN is very lazy sleeping all the time in his cage, not eating much as he is one month baby i am feeding him hand made food and fruits juice he is not …

My rehomed African Grey will not eat or drink like she should 
I just purchased a CAG. She was used as a breeder at her previous home. The owner Kept all her birds in a shed with no sunlight or anything, and she fed …

New baby love bird biteing my blue crown on foot 
Rescued a baby love bird roscoe my blue crown I've had for 9 year likes him but the baby is biteing my blue crown on the foot any help stoping it. Thanks …

Amazon parrot scratching off feathers above beak 
Hello, Two weaks go I bought an amazon sold to me as a blue crowned amazon parrot. Aftter two days of being in my house he started to scratch above the …

My Rose Breasted Cockatoo is swollen on her left side . 
My Rose Breasted Cockatoo is swollen on her left side of the body under her left wing. My father took her to the vet and said "they deflated her" but the …

claw pecking and regurgitation 
My 3 y/o white faced grey cockatiel continuously pecks at her/his right hand claw then appears to regurgitate. This acting is repeated about 10 to 15 times …

soap in parrot's eye 
soap got into my parrot's eye n he is not able to open his left eye.what should we do now??

grey parrot leg 
My parrots leg isn't closing , he can't close it while standing or while climbing :s .. Is he ill plz help

quaker parrot bald spot 
When I bought my male Quaker parrot last summer he was missing feathers at the top of his left wing by his shoulder, the owner of the store told me that …

Bird Fall Throwing Up and Bleeding 
My parrot fell from its cage today and was throwing up and bleeding from the beak but is now acting as he normally does. Any suggestions please?

Cockatiel Beak Issue 
You may remember the 15 yr. old cockatiel who had a beak trim recently, and the beak was trimmed too short. The poor thing couldn't adequately eat for …

Bird sits on cage floor 
Kiwi is 12 years old and has started sitting on the bottom of his cage. He will climb up to eat and drink but goes to bottom to sit and sleep. Is he …

sun conure bleeding 
We accidently trimmed my sunconures nail to short and it started to bleed what should we do.

Blue Fronted Amazon - 40+ years old with a cyst on her tongue 
I was speaking with my brother yesterday and he told me the family pet, a 40+ year old blue fronted amazon had some form of cyst on her tongue. They went …

constant grooming. normal? 
My sun conure seems to be constantly grooming. The weather is getting warmer n I'm wondering if maybe that is why. He plays normal n hangs around watching …

Budgie with crusty face 
My budgie used to have a friend but the friend died and my budgies beak has grown so long and he has a crusty face. Also he has never ever played with …

Blue Macaw grip release problem 
My Blue & Gold Macaw Miranda (male) appears to have an infrequent problem releasing his grip when using his right foot. For example I will be holding …

budgee has a red swollen butt 
My budgee looks like it has a red swollen butt and its poop keeps on sticking out. What do I do? It's almost two months old now. It sleeps for most …

Budgie question - lump on eye 
My budgie has a red lump on eye seems to be stopping him close his upper eyelid the lump on upper eye

My bird can't fly anymore 
I have a hand raised major Mitchell who I've had since he was a baby. For his first year he could fly at all. I assumed it was because the first wing clip …

Why is my ring neck biteing his wings till they bleed?  
I got him/her around 2 weeks ago his feathers were fine when I got him/her eating the same food I have got a larger cage with plenty of toys and let him …

Bleeding Beak 
my duck is bleeding through its nose,it has stopped but he moving around and his neck cant stay one place.He went into a water pipe and we saved him.help …

bourkes parakeet baby with both eyes closed 
I have a baby bourke which is still in the nest and looked in today and both eyes are closed and i have bathed them but with no benefit to it at all. There …

Blue fronted odor 
Hello! I got a blue fronted amazon, he smells soooooo bad.. I bathed him yesterday hoping that stinky odor goes away but still.. I cant even get close …

My Parrot looses feathers and itches alot. 
I've an Indian ring neck green(adult male). I have him since 2 months. History: Last month he broke his left leg by felling down from a table, his wings …

my parrots got in a fight and one has a bit eyelid. 
We have a number of parrots (6), and while they were out playing yesterday, our 2 green cheek conures went after our hahn's macaw, I didn't realize both …

My Parakeet pupil 
Why is one of my parakeets pupil is dialated and the other one isnt?

Front seat of car & Airbags? 
I will be driving cross country with my blue fronted amazon. I have a plastic travel cage for him. I was wondering if it would be safe to have him in the …

alexandrani parakeet is loosing his feather 
my alexandrani parakeet is loosing his feather what can i do plz help me

my cockatoo has a swollen butt 
I have a umbrella cockatoo and her anus is very red and swollen any suggestions welcome.

travelling with birds 
We are based in CA but are travelling to Colorado ( altitude: 7,000 - 10,000 feet passes )- I have 2 conures - Can they go through these high passes without …

Mites on parakeets 
Dear Doctor, My pair of Parakeets (adults)seems to have got scaley wart like appearances on their legs and claws. Based on the research I did, it appears …

My alexandrine parakeet will not fly.. 
Hello, I have a 9 month old male parakeet which will not fly. I have only had him for a couple of days but when I go near him he will try to get away and …

Gallah has two red spots either side of her beak 
Hi all my gallah called Rosie , won't stop eating her feathers and today when I came home she has two red spots either side of her beak , any sugestions …

5 wk old Sun Conure feeding problem 
I have been handfeeding this baby since last week and she was doing fine today she feed normally at 10am her feeding time was at 2pm but she can't eat …

lump on nose 
My bird, max is a 6 year old cockateil and has a lump on the skin of his nose.the lump has grown but he still is eating and sleeping as usual.What do i …

Crusty face 
Can you tell me what may be happening with my bird? Please see the attached pictures. We don't have an avian vet in my area so I'd appreciate any help …

i think my kakariki parrot is about to die 
my kakariki parrot is looking pretty poorly. hes losing feathers and weight. he is approx. 6 years old. i understand they live to about 5 to 7 yrs. but …

Baby lovebird is weak, blood on neck 
My baby lovebird is 25 days old.It was eating a baby bird food really good lately (10 ml). But from yesterday it started to eat less and now doesn't eat …

Cockatiel won't eat after beak trim 
My 15 yr. old female, Pied cockatiel doesn't use her cuttlebone or toys to keep her beak trim, so because it was getting long & poking her we took her …

My Quaker's injured leg. 
My Quaker had a partial fracture on his leg, about a week after the splint was taken off he jumped off a counter top and has been limping more than he …

Cherry tree and sun conneor 
I have a cherry tree.. Can i place my sun connior on it to play ? Is it safe for her? Thank you.

Parrot falling 
my parrot has lost a lot of wa8 and keeps on falling back

Dropings half green half brown 
I got a conure (I did not have anytime yet to take it to the vet and stupidly I put the the conure with my CAG in the same room- with different cages and …

My new Blue fronted amazon not eating at all 
hello i've just bought a blue fronted amazon like 2 weeks ago, when the bird was in the store he was so active and i saw him eating and i heard him talking …

My budgie died 
My budgie puffed up for about two days then died what could have caused this

galah acting weird 
i just got a galah today. she's been acting weird and silly. she's goes crazy around the cage. she sort tries to do backflips.

tail feathers break 
Why does my green cheek conure break his tail feathers. He hangs upside down in his cage

quacker parrot just one eye 
my quacker parrot's eye is red and slightly puffy. How can I help treat this. Not sure whether he scratched his own eye with his claws, or whether this …

Plucked chest feathers, swelling above breastbone 
Hi, My African Grey Hen is currently sitting on 3 eggs, and overnight she has plucked all of her breast feathers, revealing a swelling above the breast, …

Budgie feather problems 
I took my budgie to an avian vet after she started losing her chest and abdomen feathers and she was treated. The vet said that he would need blood …

age of bird 
i just bought a white female cockatiel in Nepal.. not expensive.. it was 3 days ago.. I also have a green with grey head little parrot.. they are both …

Parrolett can't stand 
I woke up to fine that my parrotlets could not stand. Do you know what it could be?

My bird keeps falling off his perch 
My bourke parrot keeps falling off he's perch onto the ground he can't seem to grip or fly very well he has recently losted he's eye too I thought that …

Cockatoo lost voice 
Our bare eyed cockatoos voice is minimal. Just began within last few hours after a 2 hour takeoff; this is the 1st time shes flown away. She retd back …

baby conure parrot has a swollen foot and its open and bleeding 
my baby conure parrot has a swollen foot and its open and bleeding. I wanted to know what I should do to help cure it and stop the bleeding. What can I …

Budgie not playing with any toys after 2 months 
Hello, we've had a our budgie Pekka for just over two months and she will typically stay in the same spot all day (poops all in one spot under the cage) …

Alexandrine not eating  
My alexandrine has been with me for 3+ he is nearly 2 mo tha now and he has always ate the baby food I give him but now 3 days ago I noticed that he was …

Baby alexandrine has 3 yellow dots on his nose 
My alexandrine parakeet is nearly 2 months old and I hand feed him. He has 3 yellow dots on his nose... Can you please let me know if you know what …

bonded pair of cockatiels 
help after 17yrs my female died this am will my male be alright with out her

new african grey scared of me 
Hello i bought an african grey hes 9 month old from petshop hes still fearing me. Should i open his cage so he can go out or wait till he get used to me. …

Dog bite - removed leg 
My Cockatiel (Martha) was attacked by my German-Shepard(Roxie), Roxie pulled Martha's leg off or out of her body,it has been a day and a half and Martha …

blister on shoulder blade of baby cockatiel 
my friend who is babysitting the baby cockatiel she sold to me. I was gone for 3 days so she needed to continue to feed the 13 week old cockatiel baby …

tea tree oil around birds? 
Is it safe to use tea tree oil around finches?

My ring neck indian parrot 
My 10 months old ringneck indian parrot keeps itching constantly what to do please suggest.. Also he eats a lot of sweet in his diet is it ok?

Feather plucking parrotlets 
Hello, I recently adopted a pair of parrotlets. One is a blue male - beautiful - appears very healthy. Eats, chirps etc. His mate is a feather plucker …

Green Cheek Conure Off Feather Growth 
I have had my green cheek conure for about 5 months now and within the last month he has begun growing quite odd feathers. These feathers look like white …

molting for alomst a year 
my parrot has been molting for almost a year, he barely sleeps at night, can he have mites?

My female lutino budgie lost her voice 
I wanted to find out what I can do to bring my female parakeet's voice back. She is a lutino budgie. We moved to southern California a few months back …

Is it normal for an alexandrines tongue 
On the top of he's tongue about half way down it looks indented like curved in almost looks like a big hole that doesn't go all the way through he is still …

Nanday Conure 
I have had my Nanday Conure for 31 years and in the last 3 months her beak has grown too much. Is that normal? Her front wing feathers are loose and …

We dont have money vet 
What can we give a cherry headed conure (18 yrs) for pain? Our conure lost his wing somehow last night. He's not bleeding hardly but I am sure he's in …

Picky Eater 
Hi! My Rose Breasted Cockatoo is a picky eater. Do you have any suggestions to try get him to eat fruits and vegetables? Any advise would be greatly appreciated …

Please help bleeding conure 
Please, help. Please I beg you. This girl's conure's eye is swollen and bleeding from its left nostril. She is underage so cant drive meaning she can not …

quaker parrot wing issue 
why is my six mounth old quaker parrot fighting with his wings

budgie with broken leg...forgot to mention 
i sent a message about an hour ago about my 4 yr old budgie with i thik a broken leg...i forgot to mention i have two budgies (him, and a girl, the girl …

budgie with broken leg 
hi, my 4yr old budgie, i think he has broken his leg as he cant seem to stand on it and holds it up most of the day so he has to balance on his lef leg. …

New Ringneck...wings cut too short!  
Hello, Yesterday, I was on the web looking for a bird cage...I came across an add for a Ringneck Parrot (ex owner says Indian, I think African judging …

Green cheeked conure laid 4 eggs with no spouse.  
I have a green- cheeked conure, that I was told was a boy. I've had him for over a year now. Awhile ago I've noticed my bird acting strange, being inside …

My Green Cheek Conure 
My conure's poop is an odd color - almost orange but when smear it, it looks like blood and seems to have "dots" of blood in it. He is also not pooping …

Feather Loss 
I have a house sparrow that I rescued as a baby and have raised for a year. Recently he started losing his down feathers around and below his beak. There …

why do parrots have swelling in their abdomen 
Why is she so drouzing/ not active as before.

Parakeet over grooming 
Hi, I have two parakeets that I purchased from Petco about a month ago. I noticed last night, that one of the birds is overgrooming itself. I wanted to …

Parrot died, grieving partner 
I have had my two female blue & gold macaws ages 15 & 16 since babies...same Goliath cage. Yesterday, (Sunday) I returned home after a few hours, and my …

found lump on my cockateil 
I recently adopted 2 cockatiels (one 3 year old male, one 8 month old female). They were in separate cages, after consulting with an avian breeder/vet, …

Green cheek with pink bit on top of white of eyes. 
Hello, My green cheek conure has a slightly pink bit on the top white eyelid part of his (sexed via blood test) eyes. It happens intermittent and seems …

traveling with lovebirds 
can we carry lovebirds while travelling

Weak legs - physical therapy? 
I have a young Sun Conure. He had gotten a bacterial infection in early December of 2012. He lived after many months of being in a plastic bin, hand …

care for indian ringneck 
i have seated on my 6 weeks old indian ringneck parrot accidently but now he is normal.is there any side effects.sometimes when it breathes the sound is …

baldness around the eyes 
Are my parakeets sick if they are a bit bald around the eyes?

budgie laid eggs 
My budgies babies are 30days old and she's again laid eggs. How many times in a year do they lay eggs?

diarrhea for my alexendrina parrot 
how can i treat my my parrot. it is very sick. which medicine i need to use. please give me a suggestion.

Help sick bird 
My bird is sick for 3 days, it has both eyes closed, and only opens them when I go to touch him. He don't eat or play or nothing just sleeps 24/7 day night …

tumor or cyst on a parakeet's foot 
Dear Vet, I have a parakeet who has a tumor on her left foot.We took her to the vet and she amputated half of her toe.A year later that cyst or tumor …

Emergency - yellow ring around eyes 
My parakeet has a yellow ring around its eyes and I have never seen this before what is it? Please.

Green cheek throwing up, tearing feathers and paper 
I have a 5 year old greencheek conure. In December he started to tear his chest feathers. I took him to the vet and she said he is healthy and could be …

My blue front amazon fell off his cage 
And we noticed his beak was bleeding a little, should he get checked out in the morning?

strange behaviour 
My 3months old alexandrian parrot behaving strange he just want to come out from his cage n put All force to come out and some time get his beak stuck …

Can I feed my parakeet apples 
I would like to feed my parakeet apple slices but I bought the apples from the store which means the apples have pesticides on them. Is it still ok to …

parrot injured 
my parrot got injured.. he is eating well and behaving normally(somewhat quiet)but his left wing has got some swelling...what can i do for him to be alright...please …

How do I clean broccoli to get all the pesticides off? 
I have a parakeet and I would like to feed him broccoli but I got it from the store, and it has pesticides on it so I was wondering how to get the pesticides …

Can I keep 2 birds together 
can i keep a parrot and a cockateil on the same stand. Pictures of the 2 birds attached.

Signs if illness? 
I have a parakeet who is fluffy and has a weird noise when it says something. What does it mean, and what actions should I take?

Do vets need to charge what they charge? 
Would the person in the know say something about the cost of vet bills, please. So very meany of the readers on this website seem to be fighting with …

Cockateil ear feathers lost 
My cockateil has lost the feather over his ears over the last few days .what is the cause

help!!! baby not eating 
my 1 month old baby indian ringneak refuses to eat now he was eating alot the past few days but doesn't want to anymore. could he be sick? what can I do …

toes nails not formed 
Hi, I have a small conure and I realized that some the toenails (or claws) have never really formed correctly. What shall I do? Is this urgent?

hahns macaws tail feathers have become really short 
My hahns macaw has lost most of his tail feathers within a few months, but not singularly,doesnt seem to be plucked out, and is still in a straight line,but …

2 months old parrot not eating?? 
my alexandrine parrot 2 months old is not eating anything all of sudden? what should i do?

lovebird appear lethargic 
My lovebird I adopted at 15 years old (now 16) appears lethargic and also appears to be panting (repeated tongue movements in it's mouth). It is also not …

My Alexander parrots... 
I have two Alexander parrots which is 1 and half months old, one is got a good appetite the other bird only eats chick peas, both has to be hand fed, one …

Belly fluid - Borna Virus? 
I am very certain that my little Pionus had the Borna virus, but the vet is not sure as she did not think that the Borna virus caused fluid in the abdomen, …

what causes lumps to form around my bare eyed cockatoos vent 
We have owned our bare eyed cockatoo for over ten years. He has always been very healthy and active. He eats well and enjoys seeds, nuts, fruits, breads, …

eating problem - baby bird 
My Alexandrian parrot has been very less he is around 9-10 weeks old and started weaning but suddenly he stoped taking food and having very little.

fall of tail and flight feather 
i have a male indian ring neck parakeet loosing his tail and wing feather by pulling it by its own plz advice i love my bird

feather loss 
I have 3 year old quaker parrots.a male and female , my female i has been loosing quite the amount of feathers on her neck under her wings and around her …

Amazon's pupil has turned milkish  
My Amazon is 38 years old, why is her pupil in one eye turning white in the middle. I don't think she can see out of it any more.

eating a lot, not sleeping, and constantly scratching herself 
hello! so recently (like since two days ago) our parakeet of about 4 years (we got her when she was 2 and a half) started eating constantly. Everytime …

male Indian ringneck parrot has flown away 
my male Indian ringneck parrot has flown away, and my female is squawking all the time, what does this mean? Is my female Indian ringneck parrot squawking …

Bee Pollen 
I have been reading through a blog which touts the benefits of organic bee pollen to pet birds. It says that a pinch should be sprinkled over their …

4 Year old McCaw not eating 
My 4 year old female Mccaw stopped eating but is acting fine. What could this be? We have given her all her favorite things and she doesn't eat them. …

Red spots on tongue of 8 mo old ringneck 
Just took in an 8 month old Indian Ringneck to tame down for rehoming. The back of his tongue has tiny red blotches or spots. I was concerned if it was …

cockatiel droppings 
My cockatiel has recently started pooping large amounts. also she has become more aggressive in her cage. Does this mean she may be ready to lay an egg? …

Elevated VLDL - lovebird 
My 10 year old peach faced lovebird hen's blood values came back with an elevated VLDL at 92. She's already on a low fat, low protein diet to help manage …

beak and feather 
Can beak and feather desease be passed on to eggs? I have a pair of lorikeets that I have sent away samples for testing and they have since laid eggs. …

bird feed 
Have a pair of budgies about 4years old, have now hatched two eggs. my birds love to eat carrots, cucumber, coriander,spinach and beans along with the …

Red Bellied Parrot has white area on lower mandible 
My wife and I own a feisty and adorable red bellied parrot, who's been with us since she was 2 months old and just turned 19 this month. Over the last …

Budgie cere colour change 
I have an adult female budgie who I took to the avian vet as she was in breeding cnditon and was excessvely pullng out her chest and abdomen feathers. …

my hill mynah is scratching its body while it is talking 
i bought a hill mynah around 2 months ago its around 8 months old. initially she never spoke a word. now from few day she is talking one or two words and …

Permanent loss of flight feathers in cockatoo 
A friend of mine has an umbrella cockatoo that has permanently lost her flight feathers on one wing. He's had her for 4 years (she is 15 years old). Her …

bugs flying around 
flying insects around parakeets (2) cage and now around house. These parakeets are inherited. I know nothing. What to do?

Leg color change 
My Quaker parrot has one leg darker than the other. This has been a recent development. What could be the reason for this?

Rescued Conure Problem 
Hi I recently only feeding him got a little dusky conure from a bad situation! The people brought him to me in a small rusty cage that the paint was chipping …

Budgie food advice 
Hi, I have 2 budgies who won't even taste fruit and veg even after a long battle. I browsed the web and found Lafeber's NutriBerres. They are cockatiel …

Pecking Issue post Trauma 
Hi There, I have a blue and gold macaw who was injured by a car in October last year. He has since developed a pecking habit on his back and has had …

Alexandrine pulling tail feathers 
Alexandrine bird 1 year old. Our bird is pulling his tail feathers out ? cause. Pls advice

Sick Budgie... Help Me 
Hello, this is my first year with parakeets and I don't know a lot about the sicknesses they can get. So of course, my girl, Starburst, became sick I guess. …

peach face birds beak 
my peach face bird all of a sudden had his bottom beak on the side of his top it looks broken and now hes carving into his top beak with his bottom beak, …

Bird Illness 
It has been 3-4 days since I have purchased a pair of crested love birds. I found that the female one was good going from the next day only but the male …

Tree Branch 
I'm not sure what kind of tree this branch came from... but it's still green and has a fern/furry like substance on it. I know I have to at least let it …

Losing feathers under neck ringneck 
My 4yr old blue indian ringneck has start losing feathers under her neck and under her wings look very shabby also looks like she has lost quite a bit …

Weak 12-year old budgie parakeet 
My 12 year old parakeet is acting weak for the second day. He eats, drinks, and answers, even attempts to sing. The problem is that he is loosing strength …

sun conure poops worm!!! 
my 8 months old sun conure poops white worm, 2 to 5 worms in a poop sum times, sum time he vomits, what medication should i give..

cherry head tongue bleeding 
Hi, I need help last night my parrot for some reason started bleeding from the mouth, it seems she bit her tongue, during the day it stop but it started …

budgie laid eggs - not eating much 
I have 2 budgies, they are with me from 3 years. Have laid 2 eggs and is trying to hatch them, but the female hardly eats or drinks anything. it scares …

Window replacement 
Yesterday we had our windows replaced and I had my budgies in a travel cage and moved them when the noise levels were at their highest. Afterwards I …

Indian yellow ring necked parakeet eyes closed 
Why is my yellow ring necked parakeet is always keeping his eyes closed.

Sneezing Alexandrine Parrot 
My bird (Alexandrine named Baby) sneezes (approx 7 times a day sometimes less sometimes more) I have asked a lot of people, some say its normal, others …

Foot problem 
My parrot has no grip in his foot he walks with a limp and takes his foot of the floor as much as he can be was fine until yesterday what could be wrong …

Conure leg hurt from fall 
I have a conure which is approx. 22 years old. He fell three days ago in flight . That night he seemed fine I picked him up he went on my hand using both …

cockatoo with swollen butt 
my umbrella cockatoo has a swollen butt which is out what can that be? what can i do?

parakeet is throwing up food and sticking it to his bell 
My parakeet is putting food on his bell he plays with. this food is coming from his mouth that he is throwing up. we clean the bell off and he puts more …

Budgie vet visit. 
I recently posted a question about my female budgie's feather loss. I took Lightning to the vets in London for a second opinion as advised by Dr B, …

my peach faced lovebird has a bold patch is it sick?  
I have a peach faced lovebird and one of my relatives gave it to me. It had a bold patch on the top of its head already when they brought it to me. I figured …

how to tell if a peach faced lovebird is male/female without having a dna test done? 
I recently just got another peach faced lovebird. I've had four of them and with the new one I just got I now have five. but the new one of mine is alone. …

Budgie Bald Patch 
I recently noticed a bald patch appearing on the front of my female budgie and it was growing in size as the days went on. I was told that it was possibly …

Interesting cockatoo story need help please 
Hi, aprox a month ago I came home late one night and saw a cockatoo sitting on my neighbours letter box. I went over to ittosee if itwas okay. It looked …

Alexandrian parrots poop bloody 
Is it normal for a Alexandrian parrot to poop or vomit blood?

Bird Vomiting/wing flutter  
I have several ring-neck doves. I keep them in a large enclosure while I complete a large flight/aviary. I returned home and noticed that (Molly) was …

strange choking noise, standing on one feet  
Hello, My in-laws have an Amazon parrot. Right now, they are abroad for 6 weeks and have left the parrot in my care. I've had a close connection with …

White spot in eye? 
Hi, I have a 17 years old cockatiel, Viju, he is with us for one year. Around a month ago his left eye closed and became swollen. We took him to a normal …

clipping 
i am a new owner to budgies. insead of paying to get there wings clipped, i wanted to do it on my own. i wathed lots of different vidios but can i just …

lovebird died 
This morning my lovebird was dead at the bottom of his cage faced down. I have no idea what could have been wrong with him because he was acting normal …

Rehoming African Greys 
I have 2 African Greys which I sadly have to rehome. My question is, would it be detrimental to them if I am unable to rehome them as a pair?

Naming a new bird 
Hello everyone, Happy New Year to you all. I had three beautiful birds, an Amazon,a Budgie and a Cockatiel. The Budgie and the Amazon was very close, …

indian ringneck scared and poop problems 
i gave my indian ringneck apples and banana and it started having poop problems what do i do ? my indian ringneck is scared of me and doesn't trust me …

African love bird laying eggs 
i have an African love bird yellow colour she has given egg 4 days ago...i bought her 8 months ago..but there is no male partner for her..will she give …

Puzzled by sudden death of Blue & Gold Macaw 
My blue & gold macaw (Freeway) was approx. 40 yrs old. (I had him for 32 yrs) The other night I heard terrible squawking, rushed to his room to find him …

Full Spectrum Lighting 
Do green cheeked conures require full spectrum lighting? I have read conflicting data. Both Pet's Mart and PetCo only carried the special lighting for …

respitory infection possibly ?  
my budgie has stains above her cere , shes only 5 months old , and she seems healthy her droppings are fine and shes breathing okay she has a very unnoticable …

Lovebird having trouble pooping. 
My little guy is 19 years old and has been pretty healthy until just recently. I have been noticing that he has been having trouble pooping - sometimes. …

alexandrine parrot poop 
i want to know what are the dangerous poop colour and form i should be watching out for . i have two baby alex parrots

my brid has a cold what can i give her 
my brid has a cold what can i give her

Scarlet Macaw puuling feathers and crusty eye 
I have a Scarlet female about 10 years old.She is always picking her feathers mostly around her neck right now. And has her right is crusty around edge …

Bird is ripping out feathers and tearing at her own legs & missing feather on top of head 
Hello, My Quaker parrot(just got her from somebody who I don't know)is constantly pulling at feathers like she's itchy(not nervous) and she picked at …

my lorikeet has her beak open is she dehidrated? 
my lorikeet keeps her beak open while flapping her tonge inside around. I give her fresh water and food daily I also give her a good selection of fruits …

parrot eye problem. 
why parrot close his one eye after the death of his female partner ?

indian ring neck getting dark around his eyes 
hello I have a Indian ring neck who seems to be getting dark around his eyes. he seems healthy except that he has lost some feathers in one spot on his …

Budgies refuse fruit and vegetables 
Hi, I have 1 adult female budgie and a juvenile budgie, and both downright refuse any type of fruit and vegetables apart from broccoli and rosemary. …

African Grey died 
hi my african grey died today he was only 5 years old and was fit and well he said goodnight to me and was gone in the morning any ideas why please

Peach Faced Lovebird having water flowing from eyes 
Hi, I have a peach face lover bird who seems to be having water flowing from her eyes. Earlier she started with keeping left eye closed and used to open …

Only uses one leg, Why??? 
My parakeet, General, has been limping for a day and now won't walk on it at all. He holds his leg up and to the side. I touch it and move it and he dosen't …

my sick budgie 
my sick budgie is on the bottom of the cage and weak as hell , puffet up & cant fly

What's the best diet for a Quaker parrot with kidney and liver disease? 
Dear Doctor,I was just given an old Quaker parrot that has lived for 17 years with kidney and liver desease. The Pet Store found this bird 17 years ago …

Budgie hormonal issues 
I have a 4 and a half year old virgin female budgie who is caged by herself due to her beating the crap out of the female budgies she was caged with and …

is my budgie constipated 
I got a budgie about a week ago and she has been constipated i think her droopings are dry and large sticking to her tail feathers have been cleaning her …

Goffin Cockatoo  
my goffin cockatoo keeps putting his foot in his mouth. Its almost like he is gaging hiself. but he never throws anything up. hes still eating good and …

conure feathers lost on chest 
my conure lost his chest feathers in an accident a couple of months ago and now only has downy grey feathers,will his feathers grow back ? hes a healthy …

Constant Bobbinh of the head 
Hello. I have had my African Quaker for about 2 months. It’s still a "baby" practically and I give it the formula for baby birds with a syringe twice a …

Lovebird feathers change colors? 
I have noticed that my peach faced lovebird's feathers around his nostrils only changed colors. They were the bright red/peach color, but now they are …

medicines for alexandrine parrot 
What r d medicines for alexandrine parrot chicks wen dey r 3 months old...?

Green Cheeked Conure has discoloured skin around eyes. 
Hello, My 10 month old Green Cheeked Conure has slightly discoloured skin around her eyes. Her right eye is slightly pink and her left is slightly yellow. …

Budgie sudden weight gain 
I recently went away for 4 nights, and my Dad took my two budgies to his house, (where one of them was born), and he fed them "Trill" bird seed and treat …

Parrotlet Gnaws at Foot, Loss of Circulation Due to Kidney Tumour 
This bird is a rescue from an abandoned home. Due to an unbalanced diet, this bird ended up with a tumor on his kidney cutting off circulation to his leg. …

African Grey 5 Months old won't Eat Anything  
Hi My Congo African grey won't eat anything weather in cage or out of cage even he won't near seed mix for parrots now this time I'm really really very …

Lumps on tail feathers 
I recently aquired a 15 year old scarlet macaw. There are dark lumps running along the quill on the underside of her tail feathers. Can you please tell …

stop eating pellets 
hi i converted my african greys diet to harrisons pellet and she loved this pellet and it was her favorite food for 2 months but 10 days ago she refused …

My bird has pluvcked out all of its wing feathers 
Mt bird has pulled out all of it's wing feathers. It was in it's cage longer than normal yesterday due to business of the household. Could this be a sign …

Is my african grey sick? Red stool, screeching before passing bowl. 
I noticed that my african grey got unusually quiet about a day or so ago. I started spending more time with him to see what is going on and im finding …

cockatiel sitting on eggs 
Hi there.I have a female cockatiel that has laid her first lot of eggs 3 in all.I have no other birds,but some times I mind my friends cocatiel which is …

Parrot Feathers Breaking 
I am trying to determine if my bird is picking or accidentally breaking his feathers

parakeet damages from acetylene fumes 
We have a 4 year old parakeet. An air conditioning crew came in using an acetylene torch and now a week later our parakeet is molting and is having major …

indian ringneck having swollen eyelid and its watery 
my indian ringneck parrot is just 6 months old an getting swollen eyelid and its almost having water in it she always shut her eye and she acts as before …

drowning  
hello my budgerigar (6months old) almost drowned. i saw and saved her in seconds, she looks fine now but i am pretty sure she aspirated some water. do …

possible cause of cockatiel's death 
My 3 year old cockatiel escaped from the home and spent 2 days in the wild before being found (he flew into someone's house 3 miles from us.) He came …

feeding aggression problem 
Hi, I have a pair of 3 year old budgies. Problem is that the male doesn't allow the female to eat or drink from the bowl so I have to hand feed her. Why …

maggot safe to feed bird? 
is it ok to fed maggot to sun conure?

Sun conure belly 
I notice some blood on my sun conure, i put some betadene on it twice, he is sharing his cage With a peachface lovebird, n do always mock around, he …

Sick conure?? 
My Green cheek conure is always i mean always grooming himself and put his foot over his face and regratates or randomly regratates im not sure why... …

answers to last straw with my vet. 
I do not have a picture from they way his feathers looked before. Because of the fact that we do not want him to die, we refilled the prescription which …

on the last straw with my vet. Nit eggs? 
My parakeet was fine one day then when we woke up one morning it was like someone had put styling gel in his head feathers. We took him to the vet and …

Budgie eye injury 
I have a male and a female budgie, they are both in breeding condition but every time they are in there nesting box they fight. Just before, I checked …

My 13&1/2 year old lovebird (female died) Why? 
I had a female lovebird since she was 3 months old for past 13 1/2 yrs and was very very active and bonded to me the most. Whenever I used to go away for …

grey poop 
my bird has grey poop but it is not runny but there is white things come with it. When i looked at it closer on the bottom of the white there was yellow …

deformed beak from fight 
my indian ringneck was in a fight with another parrot when he was 5 weeks old which left a v shaped hole on his beak its been 3 weeks and hasnt changed. …

cockatiel ear hole 
i can see my 'tiels ear hole thru his orange feathers - which seem to be quite sparse

peroxide for sternum scab 
Can peroxide be used on a parrot to treat a scab so it does not become infected

vomiting lovebird 
my lovebird is vomiting all the time, and he has more than 13 years living with my family.we dont have enough money to take him to the vet. we barely have …

Amazon Parrot Head Injury Post-Trauma 
Hi, my yellow-napped parrot had an accident 5 days ago. She was hit on the back of her head and lost a little bit of her yellow feathers. I took her to …

conure started grinding up his zupreem dry food 
Our 10 year old dusky conure started grinding up his zupreem dry food into powder. He mostly grinds it up and eats little of it. He seems to be driven …

7 week old Lovebird won't take its formula 
Hi, I have a 7week old bird bought from a breeder that has been fed since 3 weeks. It has been given a baby bird formula to eat, but apparently it doesn't …

Blue front amazon baby bird feeding 
1 month and 2 weeks or maybe even 3 weeks blue front amazon baby bird . my blue is not eating as much i was able to give him 40 cc to 50 cc and now he …

Indian Ringneck poop 
I have a 5 month old Indian Ringneck, I have a question about the poop. My IRN's poo is very liquid it is a clear liquid with a solid green core. The vet …

kool aide? 
can my conure have kool aide as a treat, once a week as a treat?

African Grey Spine Injury from Fall 
Yesterday I was trying to pick up my African Grey off it's perch and she was playing around with me trying to bite me. Then suddenly she slips and falls …

Birds eyes shutting 
My bird is constantly shutting his eyes and is also behaving funnily, not chirping etc, please help. What should i do?

myna has stopped flying 
Our hill talking mynah does not fly anymore since last six months.she is five years old.her new feathers grow unseemingly manner,out of her body,sticking …

precautions for Amazon parrot when raising chickens 
I am going to start raising chickens soon. I have a 16 year old double-yellow-headed Amazon and I would like to know what precautions I need to take as …

egg laying budgie 
Hi, have a pair of budgies about 3 years old. Problem is that female lays eggs and doesn't seem interested in hatching them and breaks them. What do i …

Extra tail feather growth??  
Hello there i was seeing if you ever heard of this before. My 2 year old whiteface cockatail seems to have some extra group of feathers growing out of …

feather staining with food coloring 
I have heard that you can stain/dye your parrots feather but I wasn't sure if this was safe so I wanted to ask before I would try to do this. A friend …

11 year old green cheek conure too late for a mate/friend 
Hi, I've had my green cheek conure for approx. 11 years now and have had him since he was bred. Oliver is a typical cheeky boy and due to my circumstances …

Safe wood? Rose of Sharon 
I have made my sun conure a play tree out of rose of Sharon branches. I stripped all the bark off and sanded it smoother. I read that rose of Sharon was …

foot problem resolved 
This is not a question. I just want to update you on the status of my "Mooney". My 19 year old half-moon conure I consulted you about. I thought I had …

parakeet died 
I noticed 14 year old parakeet yesterday did not want to put one leg down. I noticed small red bump on foot. He would not eat or drink water. Today in …

Severe Macaw Allergies 
I think our severe macaw of 16 years experiences allergies. Her face ( the white part all around her nares) is very red especially during allergy season. …

Budgie Escape 
Yesterday, both my budgies got outside without me noticing, and eventually I caught one that landed on a path outside abslutely exhausted hours later, …

Parrot stopped talking and whistling 
My parrot aged 43 years had a fall off her perch a couple of months ago and since then has lost the power to whistle or speak like she used to. Will it …

aspiration pneumonia 
I had a young Jardine die of 'aspiration pneumonia' about 1 month ago. I had never heard of it before (was told by the avian vet here - baby died at vets). …

Soft food 
What are the good & bad of feeding parrots the Mixed vegetables each day? The corn, peas, carrots & greenbeans. WE buy the frozen, heat them up and give …

Conure possibly sick? 
Hi, I have a concern. My sun conure had a small 'bout' earlier today and I am concerned. He was acting normal this morning and while I was holding him, …

Budgie First Check Up 
On 31st July an Avian Vet will be visiting the local wildlife hospital to see pet birds, and I have an appointment to see him to have my 2 budgies given …

My parrot 
Hi there. I have a 24 months amazon orang wings a parrot.I usaully leave a parrot on the top of her cage when im going out site my home , so today i came …

Loss of All the Red Tail Feathers 
Hi, i am sorry to bother you but i have an African Grey Parrot that i have had since he was a baby, he is now 12, the other night i heard him fluttering …

ring worms 
my cockateil has ring worms and now my wife has it.how can i treat him

Sun conure having trouble perching 
My 19-year-old Sun Conure's right foot no longer curls fully around his perches or when he is climbing. As a result, his grip is weaker and he falls a …

small bugs on the base of budgies feathers 
hi there, We have recently noticed small light brownish cylinder looking bugs on our budgie generally on the feathers around the head. They can be seen …

CAG Injury with photo 
I have a CAG who is 1yr old. 2months back we got him stitched up because he had a wound on his stomach/chest area. His vet said that he got this wound …

IRN brown poop 
i have a pair of indian ringneck parrot.the poop of one of them has changed to brown today and its lower portion has swollen. is it normal?

My lovebird isn't pooping 
I have a very playful egg laying Lovebird that seems to have trouble pooping since last night my gut tells me I should be alarmed but she's so playful …

BAND just fell off while on the shoulder!  
Hi, We have an almost year old Sun Conure. We had a neighbor who has two other love birds baby sit our Parrot (Sun Conure). We figured the neighbor has …

2 cracked eggs found on bottom of cage. 
We have 2 Nanday Conures about 4 yrs old. We had no idea what sex they were when we bought them together. Today I found 2 cracked eggs on the bottom of …

What is the proper amount of UV-a and UV-B that is needed to promote a bird's health? 
What is the proper amount of UV-a and UV-B that is needed to promote a bird's health?

Cleaners safe for parrot? 
Is it safe to mop my floors with floor soap with a senegal parrot? i get nervous everytime i mop. Like mr clean or fabuloso soaps? I dont use bleach or …

conure looking ill 
Please help i have had a sun conure for aprox 4yrs, he has been happy and content all this time. When i gave him banana this morning he seemed to be having …

Female conure suffering with clostridium and polyuria? 
Concerned about my female conure suffering with clostridium and polyuria after laying soft shell egg. My female 11 year old ...Conure laid her first egg …

African lovebird legs no longer work, possible stroke 
We have a rescue Peach faced Lovebird from the RSPCA, so we are unsure of her age. About three weeks ago her legs stopped working properly, and she has …

Bird traveling question 
I'm going on a weekend trip in a couple of weeks and can't find a bird sitter for my green cheek conure (At least not one I trust leaving him with). The …

Sun Conure died 
I was wondering if you can please help me . I had a sun conure and he suddenly died last nite and don't know why , he didnt eat ,drink or anything and …

Dusky Lory Disorientated after riding in car 
I take my Dusky Lory to get his nails clipped every 6 months. I place him in a small pet carrier. After a 20 minute car ride, he seems fine, but when …

Sulfur Crested Cockatoo has worms 
a friend of mine has a sulfur crested cockatoo that has worms in its poop. is there a medication we could purchase at a pet store or do we need to find …

itchy rainbow lorricet 
hi i have a rainbow lorricet he is about 7 years old and just recently he has started scratching himself with his beak and claws like he is itchy

scruffy feathers 
Hello, i've had my senegal parrot 4-5 years now. During those years i've moved house lots of times so he's used to moving and has never found this stressful. …

fatty liver diseas in african grey 
hi there, i have an african grey parrot and she fed only sunflower seeds for two years,I worry about the fatty liver problems,i changed her diet to fruit …

my galah stop pooping 
hi my galah he is around 30 years has stop pooping and when he trys it make a nose like squeaking nose he been a inside bird since we have him he eat and …

My Budgie HATES me. 
So we have now had our Budgie for 2 days and he will let us put our fingers on the other side of his perch but he flies around if we go any closer. …

36 hour old Amazon has blood pooling in wingtips after forced hatching 
I liberated a chick from its egg 48 hours past it due time. Pipping had begun on time but stopped, 36 hours later there was no more progress & sounds …

Yellow Nap Amazon losing feathers 
Is it normal for a yellow nap amazon to lose fluffs of white feathers? Also sometimes he seems to bring his food up is this normal thank you

Silent Galah 
Hi, i recently adopted a 4 year old galah who. Makes no noise at all! I have not heard a singlesound from him and i have had him for about a month now. …

Nanday Conure new to home 
We just bought a Nanday conure from a wonderful bird store. He has been with us for about 3 days now. From the start all he has wanted to do is sit on …

mites. 
My budgie has mites bad. My husband and I have treated him several times in the past three weeks. We have cleaned his cage thrown away all toys and gotten. …

Parrots tongue 
Hello, I have a green checked conure parrot about three years of age. This morning I see that the tip of his tongue has changed from dark green/grey …

Beak growth 
Conure's beak is growing at an alarming rate since we got Polly...won't use the beak buffer or the cuttle ...affects her eating...what do we do?

tail feathers ripped out 
Hi, We found what appears to be an adult Mourning dove in the yard. It looked like it's tail feathers and some of the top portion(closest to the back) …

feather loss last? 
hi if a parrot lose some parts of its feather and became bald because of sickness or any other reason,will it be ok again?or the bald part remain for ever? …

Quaker Parrot self mutilating  
I have a two year old Quaker that was given to me by someone who didn't want him anymore. He had a small patch of baldness on his neck when we got him …

Misstreatment at vets? 
Today I took my new cockatiel to the vet, yesterday he had gotten out of his cage and flew into a couple walls and I was very concerned for his well being. …

cockatiel depression 
Hello, I just changed my birds cage to a bigger one. Including my cockatiel- Cloud. And my Budgie- Asher. My cockatiel has not been as vocal as usual …

Are finches, softbills, chickens and doves affected by PBFD? 
Hi A year ago I had an aviary kakariki die of PBFD. I have had this disease in my collection for ten years, but this was the first death in 9 years. …

African Grey Wing Amputation 
My african grey broke a bone in her right wing many years ago although I didn't know this at the time. She mutilated the underside of this wing in August …

Baby parraket uneven wing growth 
We bought our parakeet about 2 months ago and hw was about 16 wks old and his wings were clipped. Since then one side of his wings have grown out significatly …

Cockatiel Dandruff 
Hi my names Hannah and my inquiry is for my male Tiel Dinky, lately his been pulling his feathers out. I've got him a new cage, toys and treated him with …

Lovebird 7 years old, damaged legs #2 
I am taking him to an avian vet today... his feet were not crushed, I don't believe. We warmed him up right away, he has no strength tho, in his legs, …

Found parrot 
I found a Meyer's parrot outside a few days ago....he seems OK but would like to know if I should take him to the vet for a checkup? By the way he's eating …

Lovebird 7 years old, damaged legs  
Ziggy got into the freezer for about 3 minutes...before we knew. He seems okay, except that he won't stand on his legs. Do you think that he's suffered …

love bird is not able to find grip on perch 
Hi,last night,abruptly my love bird is not having grip in his claws,not able to sit on perch.His feet seem so straight and stiff.He flutters here and there …

Budgies feathers and behaviour 
Hi, We have just one budgie. My budgie has recently seen himself in our large wall mirror (we forgot to cover it) he has seen himself a few times and …

zebra finch shouts and jump from perch to perch 
my female zebra finch shouts and jump from perch to perch ..whats that problem??

Maximum age for Sun Conure to raise a clutch. 
My Sun Conure is 15 yrs old and keeps laying eggs, 3 and 4 in a clutch each time. she sits on them until the eggs dry up or break. Is she too old to raise …

Thinking of getting a second bird 
Hi! We have a 2 yr old female sun conure who is extremely possessive of me. She likes my finace too but she really loves me. He would like to get a male …

Can a parrotbet ring worm 
Just researching if a parrot can get ring worm There is very little Information that I can find. If they can get ring worm what would the treatment be …

Swollen Nostril 
Hi, I'm from Iran and I have an African Grey Parrot that his nose is swollen for a long time now. It sometimes gets better but it's not cured yet. He doesn't …

Belly feathers - sitting on eggs 
Hi, recently one of my hens stop laying and stop coming out of the pen for most of the day. She stills all the other eggs and sits on them all day and …

Baby Parakeets 
My Budgie Missy's eggs have hatched,and I was wondering if I should give her babies mashed up fruits and veggies in addition to store bought baby patakeet …

Missing Feathers 
I was just wondering, is it normal for a Quaker parrot to loose feathers below its beak? I don't think that those were missing, but I'm just not sure.

bird eggs 
How long does it take for a rose bourke parrot egg to hatch?

Parakeet feet different colors 
I was given a parakeet, I know that it's an adult. I don't really know anything else about the bird. I noticed that its feet are different colors. One …

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